And my galleries will be glad to know my unplanned hiatus from painting is over, and I will get down to business starting Monday...or Tuesday. I promise. Not to mention, my psyche really needs me to get painting.
Friday, August 19, 2011
Friday, July 22, 2011
I have a few good clients who have been waiting a year or two for their commissions to get finished, because I've had so many deadlines. So now, with no deadlines in the near future, I can get them all done. These are the first 2....
Friday, June 10, 2011
I am really proud of this show. You never really know how it is going to come off until you see it in person, hanging on the walls of the gallery. They did a beautiful job hanging all the paintings. Thank you Wally and Rachel for a really nice show! Oh, and we of course had a fantastic time in Austin. Lots of good food, good pool time and some shopping.
Handmade in the USA
30 x 40"
In My Own Skin
30 x 40"
24 x 24"
30 x 40"
Fresh Start II
16 x 20"
Friday, April 22, 2011
This is a sneak peak of my show at Wally Workman Gallery in Austin, Texas this June. I need about 15 paintings and I think I have 10. So I have now set up a station in my bedroom as well as my studio so I can paint around the clock (kind of) until May 20th when I have to stop painting and start framing, etc. It's definitely crunch time.
I have decided to base my show around a color story. So it is titled 'Black and White'. It has been interesting to work this way because I have never done a show around a color concept. I don't want them all black and white, so some of them are brown, or a neutral, but they read black and white. I am doing mainly still life with a few figures and I am very excited. Thank you Wally!
Friday, March 25, 2011
I don't know what to say about these. They are something new, kind of. I am not sure if they are totally done, but I think I am liking them. I am thinking about some pattern in the background. I think I need to take a break from them and revisit later.
I did this painting a year or so ago, and it was from a drawing I did forever ago. And it ended up looking more like my sister-in-law, Sammy,than the actual model. So.....I gave it to her for Christmas. Seems presumptuous, I know, but I think she loved it and did not think I was being an egomaniac by giving her one of my paintings for Christmas. I told her it was a portrait I did of her from all the nights I spent spying on her and I took all those memories and worked really hard to create a custom portrait of her (nude) for Christmas. I hope she never finds out it was just an unfortunate mistake that turned into a creepy fluke.
Merry Christmas Sammy!
Friday, February 25, 2011
This is one of my favorite dresses I have done. I found this dress on ebay for a steal. When I got it, it came with this little handwritten note and I realized it was a vintage, hand-sewn dress from the 60's. What a find. Shadow #1 also wore this to school for 60's day with her little Tom's. It was so cute.